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Synonyms for fancy


wish for


be attracted to



fancy yourself


  • think you are God's gift
  • have a high opinion of yourself
  • think you are the cat's whiskers

take a fancy to something or someone


  • start liking
  • like
  • want
  • be fond of
  • hanker after
  • have a partiality for

Synonyms for fancy

the power of the mind to form images

an impulsive, often illogical turn of mind

a desire for a particular thing or activity

the passionate affection and desire felt by lovers for each other

complexly detailed

catering to, used by, or admitting only the wealthy or socially superior

to find agreeable

Synonyms for fancy

something many people believe that is false

a kind of imagination that was held by Coleridge to be more casual and superficial than true imagination

a predisposition to like something

Related Words

have a fancy or particular liking or desire for

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not plain


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What I was witnessing was workplace democracy in action, or, more fancily put, what French sociologists call autogestion or workers' self-determination.
It was a hub that had seen better days, though, for the center of Zichron was more etincelant then, as befitted a little outpost of Frenchdom in the Levant: not only the newly opened hotel (whose elegant facade with its twin flagpoles for the Ottoman crescent and the Star of David, and its fancily lettered Maspero Cigar sign, was now shared by a shabby barbershop and a defunct dry cleaner's, while the rear of the premises, where Miriam Graf had served meals in the white-linened dining room and her son Alter had shown silent movies to the accompaniment of Munjak the fiddler, was occupied by the cottage chocolate industry of Mr.
At Cerro Azul in Canete, eighty miles south of Lima, while enjoying a lunch with his fancily, he spotted crabs near the monument that commemorates the arrival of Japanese immigrants to Peru in April 1899.
The POLICLEAN fancily of non-woven synthetic fabric cleaning wheels from PFERD is made of a flexible, non-metallic, fleece material with an open structure.
And so as I regarded the lone and fancily preserved Gettysburg article on the otherwise bare expanse of Wedgewood-blue wall above my monitor--perhaps the literary equivalent of a shellacked swordfish--and imagined, as any fisher will, other plasticized neighbors to the right and left of his now too-familiar, muc h-ado-already-made-about catch, i.
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Her bakery, which is her work and pleasure, came into being by way of a batch of fancily decorated sugar cookies she made and sold to galleries and gourmet shops one Valentine's Day in the '70s.
The Availability and Accessibility of the Contraceptive Implant from Family Planning Agencies in the United States, 1991-1992," Fancily Planning Perspectives, 26:4-10, 1994.